When it comes to mass transit, the only thing New Yorkers really care about is punctuality. We'll elbow onto a packed bus and huff a stranger's armpit for thirty minutes -- and we'll do it gladly -- if it means we get to our destination on time. But to do that, we need to know when that bus or tra ... More >>
Choreographer Tere O'Connor lets it Bleed at BAM
Help Yanira Castro find inspiration
A dinner at Co-op restaurant (at Hotel on Rivington) to introduce Chef James London, was a perfect chance for me to reconnect with my image on the wall--an EJ Camp-photographed portrait placed up on the top row of the grid of downtown-icon photos. In TV terms, that makes me Carol Brady! (Or if you ... More >>
After three weeks of patiently waiting at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100, Carly Rae Jepsen this week became the first solo female Canadian since Céline Dion to top America's premier song chart. Right on schedule for the start of summer, the ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" finally climbs into the penthouse ... More >>
Ellen Ullman tells Maud Newton about her new novel
Ovation generally shows a lot of documentaries about creative artist types, which is a huge notch above reality shows and absolutely fine with me. But lately, every time I click on it, they're airing one of my all-time favorite camp movies. Mahogany! Sparkle! Gypsy! Mommie Dearest! A Choru ... More >>
Fucked Up's name says it all
Homemade robots smarter than we are
I'm not saying it should be, mind you. The man is clearly some kind of genius, with his popular programming choices for Bravo, which include his very own chat show on that very same channel. But if the ratings ever tumble, what will happen to his show?
Young guns of the local rep scene
Can Jame Franco write, too?
British synth-pop duo take Manhattan
Louis Menand's New Yorker review of Mark McGurl's The Program Era, a history of the rise of university writing programs and workshops, is subtitled, "Should creative writing be taught?" Despite itself, the review does not encourage a positive answer. Menand tells us that "by 1975, there were fiftee ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 21, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 5The Little Machine That Couldn'tBy Mary Perot Nichols...A recent story in the New York Times headlined "Electronics Ends Housing Muddle"...could easily have led the unwary reader to believe that it was all coming ... More >>
Ghosts in the machine: Internet horror dials up moody milieu of scary cyberspooks
How the little black box knew the Spurs would (probably) win the NBA Finals
Abort, Retry, Fail?
Hometown Boy Sells Crack Online
At the re:play Conference, the Gaming World Longs for Legitimacy
Unleashing Progressive Politics on the Technopoly
Linux, the David of Operating Systems, Poses a Threat to Microsoft's Goliath